Articles

Elsevier,

Behavioural Brain Research, Volume 414, 24 September 2021

Reelin deficiency when combined with AD risk-factors produced consistent impairments in spatial memory tasks. Furthermore, the results further implicate Reelin’s importance in both HF homeostasis and AD pathogenesis.
Elsevier,

EClinicalMedicine, Volume 39, September 2021

An article on the detrimental effects of COVID-19 isolation on the cognitive and mental health of people with dementia, in the context of SDGs 3 and 10, highlighting the need for guidance that balances infection control measures with principles of non-maleficence to appropriately care for this patient group.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Microbe, Volume 2, Issue 9, 2021, Page e415,

This Editorial highlights the relationship between climate change, fires, floods and infectious diseases.
Elsevier,

SSM - Mental Health, Volume 1, December 2021, 100009

The Sustainable Development Goals call for countries to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment (Target 3.5) and for health services to be made universally available (Target 3.8). This paper is part of a broad, global effort to build the capacity of health systems in high-need settings to expand access to mental health services by integrating those services into primary care. In South Africa, nurses are at the heart of this integration effort, and our goal was to learn how best to support nurses to integrate mental health services into their work.
Elsevier, Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 5, 1 August 2021
Background: Children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) who require nutritional rehabilitation unit (NRU) treatment often have poor developmental and nutritional outcomes following discharge. The Kusamala Program is a 4-d hospital-based counseling program for caregivers of children with SAM that integrates nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene and psychosocial stimulation, aimed at improving these outcomes. Objectives: The aim was to evaluate the effects of the Kusamala Program on child development and nutritional status in children with SAM 6 mo after NRU discharge.
Elsevier,

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, 2021,100043

An assessment of personal heat exposure measures and strategies to reduce heat risk.
Elsevier,

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, 1 August 2021

The authors conclude that there are multiple pathways to consumption of 5-a-day that would benefit both people’s health and the environment, providing a range of policy options from which governments can select according to their priorities. Their results show that the pathways prioritizing vegetables over fruit and favoring an increased consumption of UK-produced varieties would achieve a better balance of benefits across health and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGEs) and water use

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